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RE: Cygwin 1.5.5 Configuration problem

On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Hughes, Bill wrote:

> Sent: 23 September 2003 16:20  From: Igor Pechtchanski
> >
> > Look at the logs (/var/log/setup.log{,.full}).  Did "base-files" get
> > installed?
> >       Igor
> No. It's not in the cygcheck output either. Weird, I selected install for
> 'all' in setup and then de-selected ghostscript as I was playing with that
> and Redmon at the time, I have no idea how "base-files" was set to "skip"
> but it was.
> I suppose it's "mea culpa" but I really have no idea how, apologies all, and
> thanks for the patience.
> I don't know if I should mention it but I've (re-)installed base-files and
> man still doesn't work.
> Thank you again Igor, for your help.

"base-files" will not replace your /etc/passwd if you already have one.
Try "cp -fp /etc/defaults/etc/profile /etc/profile", and see if that fixes
your "man" problem.
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